Hackers, Windows, Linux and Knoppix

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 9:30 AM EST

Being the kind of technical person you are, you most likely identify with the old-time hacker ethic and disdain the popular use of the word "hacker" when "cracker" would be more apropos.

Well, Eric Steven Raymond, co-founder and president of the Open Source Initiative and ex-board member of VA Linux Systems, is of a similar mind. Eric wants you to identify with the hacker ethic and do so in public by displaying his hacker emblem on your Web site, your personal home page, your T-shirt and your coffee mug.

By Mark Gibbs at Computerworld.

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